Naga, Maram

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Maram
Population

37,300 (2001). Ethnic population: 25,000.

Location

North Manipur, Senapati district, 5 villages near Senapati, 26 villages near Maram; Imphal district; Assam.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Maram Khullen Circle, Ngatan, T. Khullen, Willong Circle.

Language Use

Home, village, religion. All ages. Men also use Meitei [mni] more than women.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 60% (2003). Literacy rate in L2: 20% (2000) or 40%–50% (2003). All young people can read Latin script. Writing system does not indicate tone. Literacy among older people is lower. Taught in primary and secondary schools. Grammar. NT: 2004.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Christian, traditional religion.